Dr. Misiko Wasike

Name: Dr. Misiko Wasike

Contact details:

E-mail: mwasike@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Moi University, Kenya, 2009 – 2017PhD in Kiswahili
Moi University, Kenya, 2003 -2008M.Phil Kiswahili

Field of Specialization

  • Kiswahili

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2018 –PresentKibabii UniversityCoD KiswahiliLecturer
  • Teaching and guiding students on academic issues
2015 – 2018Kibabii UniversityDeputy Registrar Academic AffairsAssistant Registrar Examinations
  • Processing all University examinations
  • Custodian to all university examinations
2014-2015Kaimosi University CollegeCollege PrincipalAssistant Registrar Academic Affairs
  • In charge of all academic programmes at the university college
2010- 2012MMUSTSenior Assistant Registrar ExaminationsSenior Administrative Assistant
  • Custodian of students’ transcripts
  • In charge of the marking center
2012 -2014MMUSTSenior Assistant Registrar ExaminationsAssistant Registrar Examinations
  • Custodian of students’ transcripts
  • Overseeing processing of examinations at the typing pool and reprographic unit

Professional Research Interest

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Socialinguistics

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2006Research AssistantAssisted main researcher in collecting data and analysing it“An Analysis of Kiswahili Usage in the Formal Sector for rural Communication and Development”Ks 200,0000


YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters


Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. “Use of Bukusu Dialect on FM radio Stations to address Political and Health Issues in Kenya” in The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2017, by Misiko Wasike, Nathan Ogechi & Mosol Kandagor
  2. “Challenges of Using Bukusu Dialect on FM Radio stations in Bungoma County,” in International Journal of Innovative Research and Development by Misiko Wasike, Nathan Ogechi & Mosol Kandagor.